Common Sense Government: Works Better and Costs Less: National Performance Review (3rd Report) (Google eBook)

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DIANE Publishing, Dec 1, 1998 - 160 pages
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Contents

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Page 11 - In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this; you must first enable the government to control the governed ; and in the next place oblige it to control itself.
Page 25 - The country needs and, unless I mistake its temper, the country demands bold, persistent experimentation. It is common sense to take a method and try it: If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.
Page 46 - Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
Page 39 - Standard Specifications for Sieves," published March 1, 1940, In LC 584 of the Bureau of Standards, United States Department of Commerce. Attach bottom pan to No. 25 sieve. Fit the No. 10 sieve into the No. 25 sieve. Pour 100 grams of sample into the No. 10 sieve, attach cover and hold assembly in a slightly inclined position, shake the sieves by striking the sides against one hand with an upward stroke, at the rate of about 150 times per minute. Turn the sieves about one-sixth of a revolution each...
Page 150 - Cost Principles for State, Local and Indian Tribal Governments," and OMB Circular A- 102, "Grants and Cooperative Agreements with State and Local Governments.
Page 39 - Grits, corn grits, hominy grits, is the food prepared by so grinding and sifting cleaned white corn, with removal of corn bran and germ, that: (1) On a moisture-free basis its crude fiber content is not more than 1.2 percent and its fat content is not more than 2.25 percent...
Page 39 - ... one-sixth of a revolution each time in the same direction after each 25 strokes. Continue shaking for 2 minutes. Weigh separately the material remaining on the No. 10 sieve and in the pan, and calculate each weight as percent of sample. The percent of sample passing through a No. 10 sieve shall be determined by subtracting from 100 percent, the percent remaining on the No. 10 sieve. The percent of material in the pan shall be considered as the percent passing through a No. 25 sieve*.
Page 142 - ... to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), and trains professionals in occupational safety and health.
Page 19 - We seem to have achieved the worst of both worlds: a system of regulation that goes too far while it also does too little.
Page 112 - ... participating in flexiplace and telecommuting work arrangements. Expand the authority to establish and fund dependent care programs. Allow employees to use sick leave to care for dependents. Allow employees who leave and then re-enter federal service to be given credit for prior sick leave balances. HRM08 IMPROVE PROCESSES AND PROCEDURES ESTABLISHED TO PROVIDE WORKPLACE DUE PROCESS FOR EMPLOYEES Eliminate jurisdictional overlaps.

About the author (1998)

Politician and businessman Al Gore was born on March 31, 1948. In 1969, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in government from Harvard College. He represented Tennessee in the House of Representatives from 1977-1985 and the Senate from 1985-1993. He was Vice-President of the United States from 1993-2001. He is currently the president of Current TV, chairman of Generation Investment Management, director on the board of Apple Inc., and senior advisor to Google Inc. He lectures on the topic of global warming awareness and prevention and starred in the documentary An Inconvenient Truth, which won the 2007 Academy Award for Documentary Feature. He was awarded the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize along with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change for their efforts to educate others about climate change and to find ways to counteract it.

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